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FRONT PAGE  |  8/22/2017
WEDNESDAY, FEB 15, 2012  |  6 comments
Critics want 'Year of the Bible' resolution reversed

A handful of Pennsylvania lawmakers who voted for a resolution proclaiming 2012 as "The Year of the Bible" issued an apology Monday and claimed they were duped into supporting the measure.

The lawmakers say they didn't know what was in House Resolution 535 when they voted for it, even though the very first sentence in the two-page document is, "Resolution declaring 2012 as the Year of the Bible in Pennsylvania."

Rep Mark Cohen (D-Philadelphia) was among the lawmakers who stepped up to the microphone Monday for the public apology. ...


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Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Russ wrote:
Neil I salute you for your supremely awesome sense of humor and appreciation for irony! Thanks for clarifying that for me.
My observation wasn't directed towards you, but sorry for spoiling your post. I'm a bit dense, you know.
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News Item2/15/12 2:29 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
Dennis Owens wrote:
The lawmakers say they didn't know what was in House Resolution 535 when they voted for it, even though the very first sentence in the two-page document is, "Resolution declaring 2012 as the Year of the Bible in Pennsylvania."
excerpt from the article.

It is fun to see politicians on the horns of a dilemma. They either have to say they are against the Bible--after voting to phrase it--or to admit they are too lazy and stupid to read the bills in front of them. It's nice to have one's faith and politicians reaffirmed.

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News Item2/15/12 1:40 PM
Russ | Texas  Find all comments by Russ
Neil I salute you for your supremely awesome sense of humor and appreciation for irony! Thanks for clarifying that for me.
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News Item2/15/12 12:49 PM
Neil | Tucson  Find all comments by Neil
Russ wrote:
Ha! The ones running around apologizing look like fools and to top it all off, this is now the Year of the Bible in Pennsylvania. Anyone want to join me in celebrating the Year of the Bible? !!!
Official celebratory years, months, weeks, & days for famous people & things are multiplying like rabbits. And I suspect this is nothing but cynical propaganda to gain favor with various political constituencies (which in this case seems to be “evangelicals”).

"Obedience is better than sacrifice." The Holy Spirit is sufficient motivation for any child of God to study His Word.

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News Item2/15/12 7:01 AM
Russ | Texas  Find all comments by Russ
Ha! The ones running around apologizing look like fools and to top it all off, this is now the Year of the Bible in Pennsylvania. Anyone want to join me in celebrating the Year of the Bible? !!!
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News Item2/15/12 4:15 AM
Daniel Barr  Protected NameFind all comments by Daniel Barr
Just goes to show that our representive have no clue as to what they sign and in my opinion really don't what they are doing.
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